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What Are The Brown Spots On My Skin
Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped) .
Brown spots on arms ?
Your description: applies to a number of skin problems but I would "vote for" FUNGAL cause. Sometimes SPECIFIC TREATMENT and sometimes ORAL ANTI-FUNGALS are indicated! In other words get it checked out as soon as practicable by your PCP who may want to refer you to a Board Certified Dermatologist!!! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Could be: Lentigoes or freckles are typically from the sun but also can develop with normal aging. ...Read more
Consider a visit: To a dermatologist, and when going out into the sun, use sun screen. ...Read more
Skin is lightly browning and getting small brown spots. Is that worrisome or just i'm getting older?
Old age freckles: Long term exposure to the sun can cause dark discoloration, and also dark smaller flat lesions. These are lentigines, or senile freckles and occur in many people on sun exposed skin, like face, hands and forearms. They are found mostly in older people just because they have had many more years of sun exposure. You need to block the sun, and can try retin a (tretinoin) or glycolic acid, and also a skin bleach. ...Read more
Need eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
About a month ago I had noticed two little brown spots about half the size of a pencil eraser but is flat like my normal skin is, opinions?
I just noticed or was told and then saw for myself that there was brown spots on my back I never noticed before? I'm 27, light skin Mexican That's 5'10. I looked it up and was scared about all the different things it could be.
Liver spots: Liver spots have nothing to do with the liver. The increased color may be due to aging, exposure to the sun or other forms of ultraviolet light, or other unknown causes. Liver spots are very common after age 40. They occur most often on areas that have had the greatest sun exposure, such as the:backs of the hands, face, forearms, forehead, shoulders. ...Read more
Can't tell: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Has to be physically seen. ...Read more
I have these brown spots on my face that itches sometimes. It might be skin tags but i'm not sure. It started with 1 or 2 now I have about 10. Help!?
Probably keratosis : This sounds as if these are seborrheic keratosis that can either be frozen or scraped off. Some docs may also use lasers for this. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Your description could represent many different diagnoses. ...Read more
My 2 year old son has brown spots on his scalp his head is also flaky do you have any ideas of what if might be ?
Seborrhea capitus: Seborrhea capitus is a common condition in infants and young children, often characterized by dry flaking scales and plaques. This is generally managed by soaking the scalp in an oil for 5-10 minutes then gently combing with a fine toothed comb. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have tiny brown spots on face and mainly on nose which get increase over time. some sites on my head have very less hairs?
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